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Sister / Ward Manager Sexual Health

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Swansea
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our friendly team within our Swansea Bay University Health Board Sexual Health service.

As a Band 7 Sexual Health Nurse, you will deliver a confidential and non-judgemental integrated sexual health provision to patients of all ages, genders, and orientations, providing advice and information on all types of contraception and STI testing and treatment.

Based primarily at our clinic in Singleton Hospital you will be working closely with a multidisciplinary team made up of Consultants, Doctors, experienced Nurse Practitioners, HCAs, and an administrative team, where you will use your experience to practice autonomously and flexibly. You will be required to be flexible and work independently across our community clinics, including Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Dyfed Road, Pontardawe and outreach services.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder carries the continuing responsibility for managing thedepartment by the appropriate deployment, delegation, co-ordination, and supervision of all grades of staff in their charge.

The post holder is expected to work across all sites in Swansea Bay in managing, covering clinical shifts and participating in training and development of junior staff, ensuring all staff work within the competencies as appropriate to their professional qualifications.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that standards of patient care and safety are maintained within the resource available, always demonstrating positive role modelling in all aspects of care management and delivery and always acting in a professional manner in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

The post holder will support the provision of an environment that is conducive to meeting the needs of patients alongside aiding learning and development needs of the permanent workforce and visiting learners.

Other duties include:
  • Issue all methods of contraception
  • Provide STI/HIV screening and treatment and liaise with clients with positive results to enable a management plan of care for the client and partners in accordance with policy
  • Maintain accurate patient records and ensure all relevant information is documented in the patient's medical and nursing records.


About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will manage and take responsibility for care quality performance and clinical activity by providing professional nursing leadership and guidance, clinical advice, and management in relation to the key dimensions of health care quality:
  • Patient safety
  • The effectiveness of all health care interventions
  • Patient experience
  • The environment in which care is delivered

We are looking to attract someone with great leadership qualities, providing professional leadership and development to their team. Act as an effective role model and demonstrate personal commitment to continuous improvement, taking responsibility for the leadership and supervision actively engaging with both managerial and clinical supervision.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Part 1)
  • Bachelor Degree / Diploma Sexual Health
  • Recognised Management Qualification
  • Knowledge of safeguarding
  • Knowledge of Information Governance


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in sexual health
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience of coordinating and managing a team of staff
  • Understanding of finance management
  • Experience of mentoring


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Evidence of experience with audit
  • Knowledge of HR policies


Values

Essential

  • Demonstrate values
  • Highly enthusiastic attitude towards nursing
  • Awareness of development within NHS


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane

Swansea

SA2 8QA

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130-NMR228-0724

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